Priority on tackling in practice improves Griz gameplay

In the week leading up to the North Dakota game, Montana defensive coordinator focused heavily on the team's biggest deficiency thus far: missed tackles. Two games later, the team now leads the Big Sky in tackles behind line of scrimmage (60) and sits second in sacks (22). "Tackling is where we have improved the most, especially ... More

Jensen named to Jerry Rice Award watch list

Montana freshman quarterback Gresch Jensen is one of 17 named to the early 2017 Jerry Rice Award watch list. The award has been presented every year since 2011 to the top player in the FCS. Jensen, who took over under center after previous starter Reese Phillips was injured in mid-September, is curently 109 of 178 with 1,630 yards, 13 ... More

Phenicie replicating culture learned at Montana

Rob Phenicie’s next win will be the fourth in his brief career thus far as head coach at Idaho State. It will also equal the Bengals' win total from the last two years combined. On Saturday, Phenicie and the revamped culture under his leadership will receive its stiffest test yet: A conference game against the program he worked as ... More

Griz end road losses at Portland State

The Montana football team snapped a four-game losing streak and improved its league record to 1-1 with a win at Portland State on Saturday. The game marked a personal best for safety Justin Strong, who sealed the win with a 64-yard pick six with three minutes to play. The win also showed Montana’s resolve a week after giving up 42 ... More

Strong wins Player of Week awards

With three interceptions and 116 return yards - including a 64-yard pick six - Montana safety Justin Strong has been named both STATS FCS National Defensive Player of the Week as well as Root Sports Defensive Player of the Week. And the sophomore from Rialto, Calif., did it with a cast on his left hand. Check out Colter's profile on ... More

Nicholson’s dedication sets tone for Griz year round

The quarterback gets the glory, the head coach takes the heat - but the man who spends the most time with the Grizzly football team is mostly unknown to its fan base. Yet Matt Nicholson, Montana football’s strength and conditioning coach, is as influential to the product that takes the field each Saturday as anyone involved with Griz ... More

Montana football on 102.9 ESPN

This fall, your friends at 102.9 ESPN Missoula are excited to bring back the hottest college football tailgate party in the state! Stop by the the Missoula Chamber of Commerce parking lot before each home Griz game and enjoy drinks, food, contests with prizes, a bouncehouse for kids PLUS Ryan Tootell and Rajiem will be breaking down the ... More

Acknowledge our student athletes!

Nominate the Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week! The prep sports season is back in full swing, which means its time to start rallying around those high school heroes who show us how to excel both on and off the field! If you've got a student athlete you'd like to nominate for the Mattress Firm Student Athlete of the Week, fill out ... More

Student Athlete of the Year!

It's no secret that Montana is full of exceptionally hard working folks, and we want to recognize and celebrate the students in our communities! ABC FOX Montana, Mattress Firm and 102.9 ESPN Missoula teamed up this year to celebrate student athlete's giving back to their communities. Every week for eight months a student was highlighted ... More

T&T March Mad Money Tournament Challenge

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR THE T&T TOURNAMENT When it comes to athletic competitions, there's nothing quite as riveting as the annual college basketball tournament. Not only does it keep us occupied day after day for nearly a whole month, but it's been proven to be completely random and entirely unpredictable. And when else is ... More